Page-3 of Human sexuality Current Affairs, GK & News
Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code dating back to 1860, introduced during the British rule of India, criminalises sexual activities “against the order of nature”, including homosexual sexual activities. Prior to that, sexual activities, including amongst homosexuals, were not penalised in India. It is rooted in the legacies of British colonial states where in ..
Topics: Human sexuality • Indian Penal Code • Law • Legal history • LGBT culture in India • LGBT rights • LGBT Rights in India • Same-sex sexuality • Section 377 • Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code • Sex laws • Suresh Kumar Koushal v. Naz Foundation
SHe-Box was by the Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD). It is launched as a comprehensive SHe-Box online complaint Management System for women working in both public and private organizations to lodge complaints of sexual harassment at workplace. The SHe-Box ensure the effective implementation of the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) ..
Topics: Harassment • Human behavior • Human sexuality • Labour law • Me Too movement • Sexual Harassment • Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act • Vishaka Guidelines • women • Women's rights in India • Workplace • Workplace bullying
The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is observing ‘Vasectomy Fortnight’ from November 21 to raise awareness about male sterilisation and to promote the participation of men in family planning. Under this awareness campaign, all states and union territories will observe Vasectomy Fortnight till December 4, 2017 by providing quality of male sterilization services ..
The Union Cabinet sanctioned a bill dealing entirely with sexual offences against children. The ‘Sexual Offences Against Children Bill’ aims rigorous punishment for sexual intercourse or contact with sexual intent with a child below 18 years. The punishment ranges from 3 years’ imprisonment to life term for a person who commits sexual harassment, sexual assault, ..
Topics: Ages of consent in North America • Aggravated sexual assault • Assault • Child sexual abuse laws in India • Human behavior • Human sexuality • Rape • Sex crimes • Sexual assault • Sexual Harassment • Sexual intercourse